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Taurids

[tawr-idz]
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noun (used with a plural verb) Astronomy.
  1. a collection of meteors constituting a meteor shower (Taurid meteor shower) visible during the period of October 26 to November 16 and having its apparent origin in the constellation Taurus.

Origin of Taurids

1885–90; taur(us) + -id1 + -s3
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